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Leek Asparagus Soup

Leek Asparagus Soup
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

2
boxes (9 oz each) frozen asparagus cuts
1
tablespoon butter
1
tablespoon olive oil
1
cup chopped white onion
2
small leeks, white parts only, cut in half, rinsed and chopped (2 cups)
4
cups Progresso™ chicken broth (32-oz carton)
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon black pepper
1/2
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/4
teaspoon ground cumin
1
cup Mountain High™ original plain yoghurt (from 1-lb container)*

Steps

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  • 1
    Cook asparagus as directed on box for minimum cook time; drain.
  • 2
    In 4-quart Dutch oven, heat butter and oil over medium-high heat. Stir in onion and leeks; cook 2 to 3 minutes. Stir in cooked asparagus; cook 1 minute. Stir in broth, salt, pepper, thyme and cumin.
  • 3
    Heat to boiling. Reduce heat to medium-low. Cover and simmer 10 minutes. Uncover; remove from heat. Let stand to cool 15 minutes. In blender, place half of the soup and half of the yoghurt. Cover; blend on medium speed. Repeat with remaining soup and yoghurt.
  • 4
    Place soup mixture in Dutch oven, and heat until hot.

Expert Tips

  • This soup can be eaten warm or cold.
  • Serve this soup with croutons; it will add a nice texture and flavor.
  • *Use any original plain yogurt. If using nonfat plain yogurt, decrease thyme to 1/4 teaspoon.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
180
Calories from Fat
80
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
14%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
19%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
1210mg
51%
Potassium
430mg
12%
Total Carbohydrate
16g
5%
Dietary Fiber
3g
13%
Sugars
7g
Protein
9g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
35%
35%
Vitamin C
30%
30%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 1/2 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
More About This Recipe
  • This fabulous soup made with asparagus and yogurt will bring delight to the table.

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